Accession Number : AD0830177

Title :   MSD TEST PROGRAM SYCAMORE STAND S-1,

Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s) : Brown, H. M.

Report Date : 28 APR 1956

Pagination or Media Count : 141

Abstract : The XSM-65A-1 Missile, its associated ground support equipment, and the Facilities necessary for missile and support equipment evaluation are described in Section I. The test program, as described in Section II, is primarily designed to demonstrate propulsion-airframe compatibility. It also schedules: (1) Verification of operational procedures, (2) Evaluation of ground support equipment, (3) Personnel training, and (4) Preliminary evaluation of missile airborne electronic systems. A total of 14 test firings is required to complete the entire test program. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SURFACE TO SURFACE MISSILES, FLIGHT TESTING), CAPTIVE TESTS, TEST FACILITIES, AIRFRAMES, LIQUID PROPELLANT ROCKET ENGINES, OPERATION, GROUND SUPPORT EQUIPMENT, GUIDED MISSILE PERSONNEL, MILITARY TRAINING, PROPELLANT TANKS, ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEMS, DATA PROCESSING, GUIDED MISSILE COMPONENTS, LIQUID ROCKET PROPELLANTS.

Subject Categories : Surface-launched Guided Missiles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE